Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Air Weapons

France successfully tests improved ASMPA nuclear missile

France's Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) announced on 23 March that the successful qualification firing of the Air-Sol Moyenne Portée Amélioré (ASMPA) air-launched cruise missile from a Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft had been carried...

U.S. to provide Ukraine with Switchblade loitering drones

President Joe Biden signed an order to transfer $800 million worth of equipment to Ukraine. This new package includes 800 anti-aircraft systems and 9,000 anti-armor systems. In addition, the United States is working with...

UK begins integration of Meteor, SPEAR missiles on F-35 fighter jets

BAE Systems announced 18 March that the company had received an initial funding award from Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor on the F-35 programme, to start integration efforts for MBDA’s Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile...

Japan to develop long-range, anti-ship cruise missile

Japan has decided to develop for the first time a long-range, anti-ship cruise missile that can be carried by fighter jets and that is capable of attacking a warship from beyond the range of...

Boeing contracted for Long Range Stand-Off Cruise Missile weapon system integration

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 13 March that The Boeing Company has been awarded a $250 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Long Range Stand-Off Cruise Missile weapon system integration. The DoD statement said,...

KONGSBERG awarded Joint Strike Missile contract for Japan’s F-35 fighter aircraft

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) announced on 11 March that the company has entered into a contract with Japan to supply the initial deliveries of JSM (Joint Strike Missile) for their fleet of...

Saab Launches Next Generation Anti-ship Missile System RBS15 Gungnir

Today, Saab announces the RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system that is being shown at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time. The littorals in the Baltic Sea has created the foundation and birth...